10 Hip Hop Songs That Make Women Proud

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  • 2Pac, "Dear Mama"
  • Queen Latifah, "U.N.I.T.Y."
  • 2Pac, "Keep Ya Head Up"
  • Salt 'N Pepa, "None of Your Business"
  • Kanye West, "Hey Mama"
  • Eve
  • Ghostface Killah, "All That I Got Is You"
  • Lauryn Hill, "Doo Wop (That Thing)"
  • Queen Latifah feat. Monie Love, "Ladies First"
  • Lil Kim feat. Da Brat, Missy Elliott, Left Eye and Angie Martinez, "Ladies Night"
  • 10 Hip Hop Songs That Make Women Proud

2Pac, "Keep Ya Head Up"

Tupac Shackur was the definition of a dichotomy when it came to his treatment of women in his songs. On one hand, he had playalistic songs like "I Get Around;" on the other, he had "Keep Ya Head Up," a powerful plea to respect the opposite sex. "Since we all came from a woman, got our name from a woman and our game from a woman/I wonder why we take from our women, why we rape our women, do we hate our women?" Pac spits in one of hip hop's most memorable lines. 

(Photo: Interscope Records)

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